Parish Councils

Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki has approved new norms for both
Parish Pastoral Councils and Finance Councils!

Select the links to read the newly approved Norms.

Our Office assists and supports pastors, parish directors, staffs, parish councils, and committees in their roles to carry out the mission of Christ to the world.

Parish Councils Development

Training and resources are provided for new members, officers, and trustees who serve on parish and cluster councils.

Pastoral Staff Formation and Development

In collaboration with the Office for Continuing Education of Clergy and other Archdiocesan Offices, ongoing formation opportunities and individual consultation is available to parish or cluster staffs.

  • Annual Staff Retreat Day
  • Ministry/Leadership Days
  • Staff Development Workshops
  • Consultation Services for Conflict or Assessment

Archdiocesan Pastoral Council

The Archdiocesan Pastoral Council is comprised of representatives from throughout the ten counties of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee who meet regularly with the Archbishop to consult on matters related to pastoral activity and the mission of the Church in the Archdiocese.

The Archdiocesan Pastoral Council is currently involved with:
  • Informing parishes about the transition from finance committees to finance councils
  • Focusing on Evangelization
  • Studying the possibilities for parish sharing
  • Developing guidelines for parish cemeteries (On Hold)
  • Preparing for Archdiocesan Synod
  • Discussing future strategies for Catholic Schools and programs of faith formation


The Archdiocese of Milwaukee

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PO Box 070912
Milwaukee, WI 53207-0912
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Phone:  (414) 769-3300
Toll-Free: (800) 769-9373
Fax:  (414)  769-3408

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